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    Lorber Takes Sundance Winner "The Red Chapel"

    Lorber Films announced from Cannes today that they have acquired all North American rights for "The Red Chapel," directed by Mads Bruegger. The film won the 2010 Sundance Grand Jury Prize in the World Documentary category and was an official selection of the New Directors/New Films series presented by MoMA and the Film Society of Lincoln Center. The acquistion was negotiated on behalf of Lorber Films by Richard Lorber, CEO and Co-President, and Elizabeth Sheldon, Vice President, with Kim Christiansen, Co-production Manager, and Christina Muller, Sales Manager, of DRTV. THE RED CHAPEL was produced by Zentropa, Lars von Trier's production com...

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    Cannes Winner Cut: Sundance Challenged for Pulling Bomb Plotline Picture

    In the wake of a failed car bombing attempt in New York City last week, the Sundance Channel has yanked from its programming schedule Julia Loktev's critically acclaimed film "Day Night Day Night," about a young female suicide bomber who plans to detonate herself in Times Square.

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    Fortissimo and Fox International Strike Deal in Cannes

    A major deal between Fox International Productions (FIP) and Fortissimo Films was announced today, just one day before the opening of Cannes. FIP and Fortissimo have entered into an agreement whereby Fortissimo will act as sales agent for FIP on a number of its high profile local language motion pic...

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    IFC Launches "Midnight" Genre Label

    IFC Films announced that is has launched a new genre label called IFC Midnight. IFC Midnight will offer "the very best in international genre cinema, including horror, sci-fi, thrillers, erotic arthouse, action, and more," the distributor noted. Four new IFC Midnight films will premiere each month o...

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    Strand Takes Cannes Market Title "Passenger Side"

    Strand Releasing has acquired all US rights to Matthew Bissonnette's "Passenger Side," which is screening in this year's edition of the Marche du film at the Cannes International Film Festival. The deal was negotiated between Jon Gerrans of Strand Releasing, Glen Reynolds of Circus Road Films, and p...

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    Reports: Bob Berney Has Left Apparition

    As they all made their way to Cannes, Deadline's Mike Fleming dropped quite the bomb on the U.S. film industry Monday evening: Apparently, Bob Berney had resigned from his position at the top post of Apparition, and had handed the company over to its owner, River Road's Bill Pohlad. Fleming said tha...

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    Magnolia Acquires Sundance's "Night Catches Us"

    Magnolia Pictures has acquired U.S. theatrical rights to filmmaker Tanya Hamilton's debut feature "Night Catches Us," which debuted at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year. Starring Anthony Mackie, Kerry Washington, Jamie Hector and Wendell Pierce, the film is a SimonSays Entertainment and ...

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    Box Office: "Babies" Has Million Dollar Mother's Day (UPDATED)

    While "Iron Man 2" dominated the overall box office, kicking off the summer to the tune of $128.1 million, a few specialty films attempted to provide a worthy "Iron" alternative, particularly for those out there taking their mothers to the movies.

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    indieWIRE ANNOUNCEMENT: Complete Cannes Coverage Launches As Sydney Levine Joins the Team

    The following is an announcement from indieWIRE:

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    Cannes Adds Loach's "Irish" To Competition

    Just a few days before the Cannes Film Festival is set to get under way, festival organizers have made a very rare last minute addition their now 18-film competition with Ken Loach's Iraq War drama "Route Irish." Variety reported that Loach "initially declined a Cannes bid for his latest film, but ...

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